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Adjusting a Urine Drug or Chemical Level in Urine for the Specific Gravity of the Sample

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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Description:

The concentration of a drug or chemical in urine is affected by how dilute or concentrated the urine is. One way of standardizing a test result is to adjust the value to a standard urine specific gravity.

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